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    Quote Originally Posted by UserName View Post
    Not to change the subject entirely, but I never really understood the whole Python system. wouldn't it totally mess up the tank water's PH and Temp ect? Not to mention the added chlorine and Chloramine?
    All it is basically is a hose to fill/drain the tank, doesn't affect water parameters one bit
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    All it is basically is a hose to fill/drain the tank, doesn't affect water parameters one bit
    I'm a little unsure how to use it to fill the tank - because you can't put water conditioner into the tap?

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    As you begin to fill the tank, you add the water conditioner to the tank....it mixes in the tank, not in the Python
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    That won't harm the fish? I always thought it had to sit for a while for the conditioner to start working

    So you would just put how ever much conditioner in and then put the water in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoelFae View Post
    I always thought it had to sit for a while for the conditioner to start working
    Not at all, Prime begins working instantly.

    Here's what I do: fill my syringe with the proper amount of Prime (1 ml/10G), and set it by the tank...run my tap through the Python into the sink, with my digital thermometer probe in the stream of water coming out of the Python...adjust tap temp until it matches my tank (78F)....then close the valve on the Python, carry to my tank, slowly open the valve to begin filling, then squirt the Prime into the stream of tap water coming out of the Python
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    Quote Originally Posted by NoelFae View Post
    That won't harm the fish? I always thought it had to sit for a while for the conditioner to start working

    So you would just put how ever much conditioner in and then put the water in?
    Think of the water conditioner like you would a tea bag. As soon as you drop a teabag into water it starts to work immediately. Yes, it takes a little time to get a good cup of tea, but the longer it sits in the water the more it disperses in the cup. Hope that helps.

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    Hmm that makes life easier than - other than my sink draining issues because siphoning out of a bucket takes forever

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    My sink is fixed hurrah!

    And I did my big gravel clean/water change, and put some paraguard in because I'm probably stressing out my fish and don't want him to get sick ;3;

    Gonna keep an eye on my parameters for a few days to make sure nothing bad happens and pray that this algae is on the road to leaving

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    So I tested this morning and I'm not picking up any NitrAtes at all.

    Is that bad? ;3;

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    It's not bad, but it's not common, either.
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